By Emilia Reyes, Iolanda Fresnillo, Neth Dano and Pooja Rangaprasad

Excerpt:

Corporate capture of the UN in the name of multistake-holderism

Rather than reaffirming the role of inclusive member state led processes, the proposals made by the Secretary General (SG) rely on new multi-stakeholder approaches, termed ‘networked multilateralism’ in the report.

This would bring to the decision-making table global corporate monopolies and international financial actors that have concentrated wealth and power, subsumed regions into debt and austerity, eroded environmental integrity, exacerbated poverty and human rights violations, actively undermined equal and just access to vaccines, and profited from disasters.

This article is based on Civil Society FfD Group’s response to the OCA report.

To read the full piece please click here: https://www.ipsnews.net/2022/02/common-agenda-guterres-open-door-corporate-capture-un/

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